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Play games in windowed mode?


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#1 Stofzuiger

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Posted 07 May 2009 - 03:47 AM

Well title says pretty much all. I want to play games in windowed mode, so i can easily acces other applications without having to press alt+tab or the windows button (the one between ctrl and alt). Also as my Pc isnt brand new so this takes a lot of time. I know it is possible in World of Warcraft, by ticking the "windowed mode" box, but doing this was a dramatic graphics (surprisingly not fps) loss. Next to World of Warcraft there are tons of other games i play, which does not have this option (like Trackmania Nations). Now i was wondering if someone knew a little trick that allows me to play games in windowed mode.

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Posted 07 May 2009 - 08:03 PM

Alt+enter works with some games, but not all. This will also fix a game if it's in Windowed mode and you want it full screen.
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Posted 15 May 2009 - 01:45 PM

I usually use the Alt+Enter, but I've found that some of the really intense games don't let this happen. Also, I've noticed a bit of a lag when doing it, but not sure why (probably having to do with my video card).

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#4 Stofzuiger

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Posted 15 May 2009 - 02:09 PM

ye i tried this at some games i play, unfortunately it didnt work by most of em ='/

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Posted 24 May 2009 - 02:27 AM

Properties > Shortcut add in -w ?

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 09:26 AM

Properties > Shortcut add in -w ?



That i tried and it worked for Diablo 2 only...

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Posted 13 June 2009 - 05:07 AM

You should search and download those games from net which can be played in windowed mode.I think that this is the only solution to your problem...Posted Image
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